As he walked on slowly, timing his pace to theirs, he watched Corley’s head which turned at every moment towards the young woman’s face like a big ball revolving on a pivot.
“But as for Gretta there,” said Gabriel, “she’d walk home in the snow if she were let.”
He walked over quickly to the fire, rubbing his hands as if he intended to produce a spark from them.
said I.‘How fast you walk!’
At all events,’ walking me briskly on, ‘I have bought a boat that was for sale—a clipper, Mr. Peggotty says; and so she is—and Mr. Peggotty will be master of her in my absence.’
Just ... here’s a little....”He walked rapidly towards the door.
Advance admits the possibility of retreat; progress (L. progredi, to walk forward) is steady and constant forward movement, admitting of pause, but not of retreat; advance suggests more clearly a point to be reached, while progress lays the emphasis upon the forward movement; we may speak of slow or rapid progress, but more naturally of swift advance.
Gabriel held her hand for a moment longer, irresolutely, and then, shy of intruding on her grief, let it fall gently and walked quietly to the window.
Her grief burst out when she first saw me; but she controlled it soon, and spoke in whispers, and walked softly, as if the dead could be disturbed.
Never gaze upon a woman, and walk abroad only with eyes ever fixed upon the ground; for however chaste and watchful one may be, the error of a single moment is enough to make one lose eternity.
And Johnny used to work in the old gentleman’s mill, walking round and round in order to drive the mill.
It is practiced by sending to a person approaching you on the street, or walking ahead of you in the same direction, a command to turn to the right, or to the left, as you prefer.
They walked toward the door silently.
Then with the knowledge of death as walking one side of me, And the thought of death close-walking the other side of me, And I in the middle as with companions, and as holding the hands of companions, I fled forth to the hiding receiving night that talks not, Down to the shores of the water, the path by the swamp in the dimness, To the solemn shadowy cedars and ghostly pines so still.
The chains that held my left leg wereabout two yards long, and gave me not only the liberty of walkingbackwards and forwards in a semicircle, but, being fixed withinfour inches of the gate, allowed me to creep in, and lie at my fulllength in the temple.
Nella switched off the light and walked carefully into the bedroom, trying not to bump anything in the unfamiliar dark.
It was his habit to walk swiftly in the street even by day and whenever he found himself in the city late at night he hurried on his way apprehensively and excitedly.
“True, to see real acting, good hardened real acting; but I would hardly walk from this room to the next to look at the raw efforts of those who have not been bred to the trade: a set of gentlemen and ladies, who have all the disadvantages of education and decorum to struggle through.”
We walked on, farther than we had walked yet, before he spoke again.
A drunken man can’t walk straight, we all know.... I saw him crossing the street, staggering and almost falling.
As I was looking out of window that same evening, it surprised me, and made me rather uneasy, to see Mr. Micawber and Uriah Heep walk past, arm in arm: Uriah humbly sensible of the honour that was done him, and Mr. Micawber taking a bland delight in extending his patronage to Uriah.
He chose the darkest and narrowest streets and, as he walked boldly forward, the silence that was spread about his footsteps troubled him, the wandering silent figures troubled him; and at times a sound of low fugitive laughter made him tremble like a leaf.
He had only just been protesting against Luzhin’s calumny and declaring that he had seen the girl last night for the first time, and suddenly she had walked in.
I had been so much astonished already, that I only felt a kind of resigned wonder when Mr. Littimer walked forth, reading a good book!
She thanked the guard and tried to walk calmly back to her room.
They lead from the town up to the church, there are hundreds of them--I do not know how many--and they wind up in a delicate curve; the slope is so gentle that a horse could easily walk up and down them.
I said, grabbing Courtney and hugging her as soon as she walked downstairs.
Just as Anne emerged triumphantly from the cellar with her plateful of russets came the sound of flying footsteps on the icy board walk outside and the next moment the kitchen door was flung open and in rushed Diana Barry, white faced and breathless, with a shawl wrapped hastily around her head.
When questions come to puzzle us, we walk faster, then turn and forget all things as we watch the Golden One following.
Then slipping the rein over his arm he led the horse, which walked stiffly, on to the river, that ran within a quarter of a mile of us, though to me, tortured as I was by pain and half delirious with exhaustion, the journey seemed long enough.
Holding his attention for a few minutes, the operator begins to walk backward; the subject follows.
Upon this, I walked in, and in pursuance of the servant’s directions walked upstairs; conscious, as I passed the back parlour-door, that I was surveyed by a mysterious eye, probably belonging to the mysterious voice.
We were silent again, and remained so, until the Doctor rose and walked twice or thrice across the room.
The girl was walking unsteadily, too, stumbling and staggering from side to side.
The better element composing it gave way and took itself off, as Eustace deliberately walked his horse up to the fallen native.
So she turned round; and as she had run a good way and was tired, she walked home leisurely to cool herself.
He jumped up from his chair and walked hastily up and down the room with the child in his arms.
So the young pair shook hands upon it, and then paced happily on again, feeling that their pleasant home was more homelike because they hoped to brighten other homes, believing that their own feet would walk more uprightly along the flowery path before them, if they smoothed rough ways for other feet, and feeling that their hearts were more closely knit together by a love which could tenderly remember those less blest than they.
Elinor was employed in walking thoughtfully from the fire to the window, from the window to the fire, without knowing that she received warmth from one, or discerning objects through the other; and Marianne, seated at the foot of the bed, with her head leaning against one of its posts, again took up Willoughby's letter, and, after shuddering over every sentence, exclaimed-- "It is too much!
Margaret turned round to walk alongside of the girl in her feeble progress homeward.
They didn't really have bound feet -- the practice of binding little girls' feet to the point where they grew up unable to walk properly was dead, and he'd never seen a real bound foot outside of a museum, though the grannies would always exclaim over the girls' feet, passing evil remarks if a girl had large feet, cooing if she had small ones -- but they acted all pinched anyway.
He walked listlessly round Stephen’s Green and then down Grafton Street.
When I came back, I found him walking hurriedly up and down the room, his face all ablaze with excitement.
The man walked heavily towards the door and, as he went out of the room, he heard Mr Alleyne cry after him that if the contract was not copied by evening Mr Crosbie would hear of the matter.
In the silence that ensued, my aunt walked gravely up to Mr. Dick, without at all hurrying herself, and gave him a hug and a sounding kiss.
he said, walking aside with me when he had disposed of my affair in these terms.
She walked on steadily all the same, her footsteps sounding loud in her ears.
After this exploit, I walked gently to andfro on the bed, to recover my breath and loss of spirits.
Each gave a start at the notes, and, walking onward yet a few steps, they reached the first milestone, standing whitely on the green margin of the grass, and backed by the down, which here was open to the road.
But her heart gave thanks for him day and night; and she walked proudly among women for his sake.